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White Line Fever: The Autobiography

The heaviest drinking, most oversexed speed freak in the music business tells his story: “An emblem of rock ’n’ roll endurance.” —The New York Times   Ian Fraser Kilmister was born on Christmas Eve, 1945. Learning from an early age that chicks really do...

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Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction (Tuttle Martial Arts)

Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction provides a complete foundation in the practice of one of the most distinctive and useful Japanese martial arts. Aikido was created in Japan in the 1920's by Morihei Ueshiba, also known as Osense...

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Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts

This volume presents an overview of the arts in the Western tradition; within the contexts of the philosophy, religion, aesthetic theory, economics, and politics surrounding them. It is an historical introduction to the humanities yielding a basic fami...

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Arts and Culture: An Introduction to the Humanities, Combined Volume

For one or two semester/quarter courses on Introduction to the Humanities or Cultural Studies.   Now in full color, Arts and Culture provides an introduction to global civilizations and their artistic achievements, history, and cultures.  The authors co...

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Treadmill to Oblivion

Fred Allen (born John Florence Sullivan, 1894-1956) was an American comedian whose absurdist, pointed radio show (1934-1949) made him one of the most popular and forward-looking humorists in the so-called classic era of American radio.

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In the Arts & Crafts Style

Arts and Crafts design, characterized by clean, graceful lines and solid workmanship with quality materials, has experienced an explosion of popularity over the past decade with museums, collectors, and the general public. William Morris, Gustav Stickle...

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Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects

Build skills and classic furniture pieces for your home. Author Gregory Paolini is a professional woodworker, with an affinity for the Arts and Crafts style. When he isn't building and teaching classes in his workshop, Paolini writes woodworking books w...

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Olympic Games: The Design (NIGGLI EDITIONS)

Is there a bigger challenge for a designer than the creation of an identity for the Olympic Games? Each venue must have its own unique image that merges national spirit and international trends with the Olympic values of friendship, solidarity, and fair...

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Strategic Planning in the Arts: A Practical Guide

Planning today is more important than ever. Both acquisition and allocation of resources are increasingly difficult for arts organizations as a result of emerging technologies, reduced arts education, aging donors, and the advent of new forms of enterta...

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Making Posters

Posters have the power to influence and inform - so how does a designer hone their creations to have the impact they need?With a special focus on conceptualization, internationally-acclaimed and award-winning designers Natalia Delgado and Scott Laserow ...

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Martial Arts for People with Disabilities (Martial and Fighting Arts)

Discusses how people with disabilities can participate in martial arts to strengthen the mind, body, and character, providing information on the different forms of martial arts, the challenges, and issues for selecting a program. Ages 12+.

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A New Generation of Warriors: The History of Mixed Martial Arts (The World of Mixed Martial Arts)

MMA has come a long way since its dark days in the mid 1990s. Discover the history behind MMA and how it has become one of today’s most popular sports.

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Life and Laughing: My Story

Discover Michael McIntyre's hilarious life-story in Life and Laughing. Michael McIntyre is Britain's biggest comedy star. He has released two record-breaking DVDs, Live and Laughing and Hello Wembley; hosts his own BAFTA-nominated BBC1 series, Michael M...

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Relapse

As featured on Deadliest Catch A fourth generation fisherman, Jake Anderson grew up in the rich fishing environment of Anacortes, Washington. At age seventeen, Jake began salmon fishing in Bristol Bay, Alaska, and by the age of twenty-five he was crab ...

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Bruno My Story

Meet Bruno Tonioli—Strictly Come Dancing judge, wildcat choreographer, and stardust magnet. With his irrepressible personality and Italian exuberance, Bruno has become a TV sensation, settling the fate of Britain's ballroom hopefuls during the nation's ...

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Los Logos 8

Los Logos 8, the classic compilation and thoughtfully curated showcase of current developments in logo design, delves into the realm of an ever-evolving and always present branding component. Los Logos 8 is the authoritative reference on contemporary lo...

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Chaplin: His Life And Art

David Robinson's definitive and monumental biography of Charlie Chaplin, the greatest icon in the history of cinema, who lived one of the most dramatic rags to riches stories ever told. Chaplin's life was marked by extraordinary contrasts: the child of ...

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Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement

“The ever-alluring Arts and Crafts garden…is profoundly relevant to our 21st-century needs.” —Sam Watters, author of Gardens for a Beautiful America In Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement, landscape scholar Judith B. Tankard surveys the inspirations...

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Authentic Iron Palm: The Complete Training Manual

A comprehensive guide to Iron Palm--an advanced training course for developing a strong striking hand and delivering powerful blows Iron Palm is a set of martial art conditioning skills--dating back to the Shaolin Temple of fifth-century China--whose pu...

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Creative Supervision: The Use of Expressive Arts Methods in Supervision and Self-Supervision (Arts Therapies)

Supervision is growing in importance in all professions as a means of focusing on the personal and vocational skills of the supervisee, as well as a means of supporting them in their work. In this book Mooli Lahad argues that the most effective method o...

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It Takes More than Good Looks to Succeed at TV News Reporting

Electronic Media has called Wayne Freedman probably the premier local TV news feature reporter in the country - and he's put those celebrated feature techniques to use in writing everyday news, as well. he's won 41 Emmy Awards, 11 of them for newswritin...

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4000 Monograms (Pepin Press Design Books)

Book that provides 4000 Monograms to explore.

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ýThe Death of Black Radioý: ýThe Story of Americaýs Black Radio Personalitiesý

With over fifty years of experience in journalism and radio, author Bernie J. Hayes delivers a detailed personal account of the history of the Black radio industry.Since the 1940s, African-American radio personalities have developed, engineered, and urb...

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Advanced Typography: From Knowledge to Mastery

Once you have learnt the fundamentals of typography, there is still a wealth of knowledge to grasp to really become a master in the art and craft of working with type. In Advanced Typography, expert practitioner and instructor Richard Hunt goes beyond t...

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Last Words

Now in paperback, this posthumous work by an American classic was a fitting last book, an instant bestseller, and a huge success!One of the undisputed heavyweight champions of American comedy, with nineteen appearances on the Johnny Carson show, thirtee...

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Mid-Century Modern Graphic Design

Encompassing everything from record covers and posters to typography and advertisements, Mid-Century Graphic Design is a stylish guide to the hugely popular graphic style.   With their eye-popping palettes, experimental type, and images buzzing with kin...

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Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox

Like her art, Marilyn Monroe was rooted in paradox: She was a powerful star and a childlike waif; a joyful, irreverent party girl with a deeply spiritual side; a superb friend and a narcissist; a dumb blonde and an intellectual. No previous biographer h...

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Arts Management: Uniting Arts and Audiences in the 21st Century

Designed for students and practitioners with little experience in not-for-profit management, Arts Management provides an indispensable guide to the theory and practice of managing arts and cultural organizations. This concise text engages readers with c...

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Fosse: The Biography

Don't dance for the audience. Dance for yourself.The basis for a lavish new drama series from Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Fosse is the definitive book on one of Broadway's and Hollywood's most complex and dynamic icons.The only person ever to w...

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Total MMA: Inside Ultimate Fighting

?Since the beginning of time, men have engaged in hand-to-hand combat. In Ancient Greece, they called it Pankration, a no-holds-barred battle. Over time, one complete combat system was replaced by a variety of limited ones like karate, boxing, and wrest...

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Visible Signs: An Introduction to Semiotics in the Visual Arts (Required Reading Range)

Basic semiotic theories are taught in most art schools as part of a contextual studies program, but many students find it difficult to understand how these ideas might impact on their own practice. Visible Signs tackles this problem by introducing key t...

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PosterSpy: Alternative Movie Poster Collection

Way before the advent of social networks, the first, and sometimes only, visual contact you may have had with a movie was its poster. To return to this enlightened approach and escape the hard selling, marketing campaigns of today’s releases, this book ...

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Animal Silhouettes CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art)

Bold and eye-catching, these realistic silhouettes depict a magnificent menagerie that ranges from the diminutive dragonfly to the towering giraffe. Wild and domesticated creatures appear here, including familiar images — dogs, horses, and rabbits — as ...

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Decorative Arts 1900s & 1910s (Varia)

Taschen's Decorative Art series, whose six installments now span the 20th century up through the 1970s, carefully reproduces the best of Studio Magazine's Decorative Art yearbook. Published annually from 1906 until 1980, the yearbook was dedicated to th...

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California Design 1910

Reprint of the 1974 edition published by California Design Publications. Name index added. On the Arts and Crafts Movement. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Perfect Sound Whatever

The hilarious and heartwarming new memoir from James Acaster: cult comedian, bestselling author, undercover cop, receiver of cabbages.January, 2017.James Acaster wakes hungover and alone in New York, his girlfriend having just left him. Thinking this is...

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Mixed Martial Arts: The Book of Knowledge

Mixed Martial Arts outlines the revolutionary system of fighting used by world-renowned fighter BJ Penn. Penn, one of the most technical and decorated fighters in the world today, illustrates fighting techniques that teach you how to mix strikes with ta...

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The Vignelli Canon

The famous Italian designer Massimo Vignelli allows us a glimpse of his understanding of good design in this book, its rules and criteria. He uses numerous examples to convey applications in practice - from product design via signaletics and graphic des...

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The Arts and Crafts Garden (Shire Library Book 771)

The Arts and Crafts Movement espoused values of simplicity, craftsmanship and beauty quite counter to Victorian and Edwardian industrialism. Though most famous for its architecture, furniture and ornamental work, between the 1890s and the 1930s the move...

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On the Road: Growing up in Eight Journeys - My Early Years

ON THE ROAD: GROWING UP IN EIGHT JOURNEYS - MY EARLY YEARS is a new form of autobiography, in which TOP GEAR presenter Richard Hammond tells the story of his early life through a series of significant driving episodes. He's a child in the back seat of D...

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An Introduction to Service Design: Designing the Invisible

A comprehensive introduction to designing services according to the needs of the customer or participants, this book addresses a new and emerging field of design and the disciplines that feed and result from it.Despite its intrinsic multidisciplinarity,...

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Arts of Southeast Asia (World of Art)

A totally new World of Art survey of artistic achievements in Southeast Asia from prehistory to the modern period. The pagodas of Burma, the temples of Angkor, the great Buddhist monument of Borobudurthese achievements of powerful courts and rulers are ...

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Giambattista Bodoni. Manual of Typography (Bibliotheca Universalis)

Official printer for the Duke of Parma, Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813) declared that well-designed type derived its beauty from four principles: uniformity of design, sharpness and neatness, good taste, and charm. In his Manuale tipografico, published ...

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Fulvio Bianconi at Venini

The refined output of vases, bowls, and animals by the great graphic artist, illustrator, and designer for the long-standing Venetian glasshouse.

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Creative Arts Marketing

Creative Arts Marketing third edition is a long-awaited update of a classic and influential text. A ground-breaking book when first published, it covers the core concepts of marketing and management as they apply to the arts and heritage industries with...

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Arts Governance: People, Passion, Performance (Routledge Research in the Creative and Cultural Industries)

Since the crisis in governance which led to a shortage of capable board members, recent years have seen the emergence of the enterprising arts organisation – a development which has led to the need for new types of board members who have a greater under...

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